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To glide down old Nilus, when he threads 
Egypt and Ethiopia.

William Hyde, from Nature poems, by Percy Bysshe Shelley, Toronto, 1912.

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To glide down old Nilus, when he threads
Egypt and Ethiopia.

William Hyde, from Nature poems, by Percy Bysshe Shelley, Toronto, 1912.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, May 17, 2014
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Capital from the Luxor Temple, representing a papyrus flower. 1200 B.C.

From Galería del arte decorativo (Gallery of Decorative Art) vol. 2, collective work, Barcelona,  1890.

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Capital from the Luxor Temple, representing a papyrus flower. 1200 B.C.

From Galería del arte decorativo (Gallery of Decorative Art) vol. 2, collective work, Barcelona, 1890.

(Source: Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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She held it to the light and gave a little cry.

From Cleopatra, by Henry Rider Haggard, London, 1894.

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She held it to the light and gave a little cry.

From Cleopatra, by Henry Rider Haggard, London, 1894.

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Saturday, January 12, 2013
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"I’ve won," she cried.

from Cleopatra, by Henry Rider Haggard, London, 1894.

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"I’ve won," she cried.

from Cleopatra, by Henry Rider Haggard, London, 1894.

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Saturday, January 12, 2013
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And while I spoke, watching the stars, she sat and watched my face.

From Cleopatra, by Henry Rider Haggard, London, 1894.

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And while I spoke, watching the stars, she sat and watched my face.

From Cleopatra, by Henry Rider Haggard, London, 1894.

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Saturday, January 12, 2013
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Ay, we will work like the worm at the heart of a fruit.

Richard Caton Woodville, from Cleopatra, by Henry Rider Haggard, London, 1894.

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Ay, we will work like the worm at the heart of a fruit.

Richard Caton Woodville, from Cleopatra, by Henry Rider Haggard, London, 1894.

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Saturday, January 12, 2013
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I saw the world as it had been before man was.

Richard Caton Woodville, from Cleopatra, by Henry Rider Haggard, London, 1894.

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I saw the world as it had been before man was.

Richard Caton Woodville, from Cleopatra, by Henry Rider Haggard, London, 1894.

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Saturday, January 12, 2013
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And we went forth.

Richard Caton Woodville, from Cleopatra, by Henry Rider Haggard, London, 1894.

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And we went forth.

Richard Caton Woodville, from Cleopatra, by Henry Rider Haggard, London, 1894.

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Saturday, January 12, 2013